Frog Prince or Prince Frog – Fairy tales inverted Didn’t we all love the story growing up – A princess magically transforms a frog into a prince with a kiss. As a girl I remember reading the fairy tale over and over, completely enamoured by … Continue reading Love Notes
Studio photographs of my parents Browsing through the old albums I suddenly remembered those photo studios that were in every nook and corner when I was a kid. People used to go to the studios regularly to get their photographs taken – solos, couple photos, … Continue reading Old Photo Studios, Dark Rooms & more…
I am a sucker for things gone by. Or maybe I just didn’t value them enough while they were around, feeling of guilt that has turned into a longing for the bygone…or is it just life passing by and the urge to look through the … Continue reading Family Albums: the lure of Black & White
Remember the days when Diwali was about earthen Diyas, making wicks the night before, pouring oil in the Diyas and getting them ready so that they could lit up the dark Diwali night. And of course, rangolis and home-made sweets and simple pathakas like phool … Continue reading Happy Diwali, Mitti Ke Diye Wali!
Agartala Palace by the Lake Agartala will always have a special place in my heart. A small relatively quieter town that I grew up in, with friendly bunch of people. A town that I was eager to leave behind during my teens when my ambitions … Continue reading Revisiting Agartala